Usage examples for Fro

  1. She could not take her on her daily round of lessons, and her infantry friends had gladly seen to it that the little Carletons were carried to and fro with their own. – Campaigning with Crook and Stories of Army Life by Charles King
  2. The wind from your open window blew on the horse, made him rock to and fro, and he moved in that way. – The Story of a White Rocking Horse by Laura Lee Hope
  3. I took the oars; the pilot's boy, Who now doth crazy go, Laughed loud and long, and all the while His eyes went to and fro. – A Mortal Antipathy by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
  4. But while he waited in helpless terror the waves on which he tossed to and fro grew calm; then they seemed to divide, and he felt himself going down, down into infinite depths. – At the Time Appointed by A. Maynard Barbour
  5. As to the former, they were constantly passing to and fro, from the large ship down to the small fishing vessel. – Lost in the Fog by James De Mille
  6. He sprang up indeed after an instant as if he had been infinitely touched; he turned away, taking just near her a few steps to and fro, gazed about the place again, but this time without the air of particularly seeing it, and then came back to her as if from a greater distance. – The Awkward Age by Henry James
  7. I had walked, according to my reckoning, just upon five hundred metres through the gorge, when on ahead I perceived the flicker of lights which appeared to be moving to and fro. – Castles in the Air by Baroness Emmuska Orczy
  8. Among others that Dally had been to and fro several times to see her grandfather, but had settled down to her work as of old. – The Man with a Shadow by George Manville Fenn
  9. She sat down in silent surprise, following him with her eyes as he walked slowly to and fro in the room. – The New Magdalen by Wilkie Collins
  10. There she walked to and fro for a long time without being able to say a word to him. – The Tales Of The Heptameron, Vol. I. (of V.) by Margaret, Queen Of Navarre
  11. Not so much a to- and- fro motion as a round- about motion. – Astounding Stories of Super-Science July 1930 by Various
  12. The moon smiled on her upturned face, and close Beneath her feet the waves swept to and fro. – Love-or-Fame-and-Other-Poems by Sherrick, Fannie Isabel
  13. " I beg your pardon, Cure; but it is Evanturel's business not to know what letters go to and fro in that office. – The Right of Way, Volume 3. by Gilbert Parker
  14. They take almost every thing to and fro along the canals in boats; and it is very curious to stand on a bridge and look down on the boats that pass under, and see how many different kinds of boats there are, and how many different kinds of things they have in them. – Rollo in Holland by Jacob Abbott
  15. I saw figures about it passing to and fro. – Hugh Wynne, Free Quaker by S. Weir Mitchell
  16. There was a moment of confusion: for a moment every one ran to and fro, uniforms were confused, cavalry and infantry were mixed, then as if a clever hand had put each man in his place, at the end of five minutes the cavalry were mounted and the infantry had their proper weapons. – The Prussian Terror by Alexandre Dumas
  17. The country people for miles around knew and loved him, too; for he walked up and down the earth and went to and fro in it, full of curious and valuable knowledge shared freely as the need arose. – Slippy McGee, Sometimes Known as the Butterfly Man by Marie Conway Oemler
  18. These lights 'are the eyes of the Lord, which run to and fro through the whole earth'; the seven lamps 'are the seven churches. – The Works of John Bunyan Volume 3 by John Bunyan
  19. As he strode to and fro, he expressed a bitter regret that he had not been permitted to die, sword in hand, fighting for his country and his king. – The Rise of the Dutch Republic, Volume II.(of III) 1566-74 by John Lothrop Motley Last Updated: January 25, 2009
  20. Waiters were hastening to and fro. – An Anarchist Woman by Hutchins Hapgood